Acute encephalitis lethargica
A case demonstration showing loss of equilibrium at an early stage and somnolence at a later stage due to encephalitis lethargica, also known as 'sleepy sickness' or 'sleeping sickness'. 1 segment.
Run time 0:02:30Producer Wellcome LibraryProduction Company Produced by F. H. Lewy and Berlin UniversitySponsor Berlin UniversityAudio/Visual silent, b&w
March 23, 2011
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This is especially interesting after the popular book and film "Awakenings". The book is by Oliver Sacks.
This film may offer clues to sleep researchers. The patient is unable to prevent herself from falling asleep, even in the middle of performing a nose-touching manoeuvre.
My first download was incomplete, thanks to the archivist for fixing the problem.